Kayak, Trek, and Unwind: 4-Day Southern Laos Tour

Explore the untouched beauty of Southern Laos

Delve into the heart of Southern Laos as we take you on a mesmerizing 4-day journey from Pakse to the tranquil wonders of the region. Explore the untouched beauty of Southern Laos with invigorating hikes through lush jungles and ancient archaeological sites, immersing yourself in the rich cultural heritage that abounds in the area. Paddle your way through the scenic Mekong River with thrilling kayaking sessions amidst the picturesque 4000 Islands, capturing the essence of the region’s serene landscapes. Discover the hidden treasures of the Bolaven Plateau, where majestic waterfalls cascade in pristine natural settings. Unwind and find solace at the charming Kingfisher Ecolodge, perfectly nestled amidst nature’s embrace, offering a serene escape that rejuvenates both body and soul. Join us for an all-encompassing experience that will leave you with cherished memories of Southern Laos, making your vacation truly extraordinary.

Southern Laos, Mekong River

Tour Details

Country

Laos

Price

From $545 (USD)

Locations

Duration

4 Days

Difficulty

Easy, Moderate

Trip Highlights

  • Explore lush jungles and ancient sites on foots
  • Paddle through the scenic 4000 islands
  • Retreat at Kingfisher Ecolodge
Bolaven Plateau
Day 1

Pakse – Bolaven Plateau – Ban Kiet Ngong

Transfer along the winding road ascending to the Bolaven Plateau, up here the air is much cooler. Formed by an ancient volcano and famous for its coffee and tea plantations, the Bolaven Plateau is home to a number of tribal villages. Explore the area's coffee and tea plantations, visit Tad Fane waterfalls, and a coffee plantation. If time permits, see other beautiful waterfalls before continuing approximately 1.5 hours' drive to Kingfisher Ecolodge, located near Xe Pian NPA and Kiat Ngong village.
Phou Asa Mountain, Champasak
Day 2

Ban Kiet Ngong – Phou Asa Mountain trekking

After a hearty breakfast, depart directly from the lodge on a trek that will take you deep inside the Xe Pian tropical forest and up to the archeological site of Phu Asa with its panoramic views. Spend the day exploring the forest before returning to the tranquil Kingfisher Ecolodge for our overnight stay.
Kingfisher Ecolodge Breakfast, Lunch
Ban Kiet Ngong Wetlands
Day 3

Ban Kiet Ngong - Wetlands Birdwatching Safari – 4000 Islands kayaking

This morning we enjoy the bird activity in the days early light along the edge of the Ramsar protected Ban Kiet Ngong Wetlands. Later, leave Kingfisher and head south to the 4,000 islands and enjoy a half-day kayaking adventure on the Mekong River. Explore Don Det, Don Khone, and the impressive Liphi Waterfalls, a natural border between Laos and Cambodia. Take a break for swimming and relaxation amidst the serene natural surroundings.
Sala Done Khone Hotel Breakfast, Lunch
Khone Phapheng Waterfall
Day 4

Don Khone – Khone Phapheng Warterfall – Pakse Departure

Leave your hotel and board a boat back to mainland then take a short drive to visit the enormous Khone Phapheng Waterfall while taking in the beautiful landscape in this section of the river on the Cambodian border before transferring back to Pakse.
N/A Breakfast

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Kayak, Trek, and Unwind: 4-Day Southern Laos Tour

from

$545 (USD)

4 Days

Includes

  • Experienced English speaking local guides.
  • Private transportation by air-conditioned vehicle for transfer.
  • Meals as mentioned in the itinerary.
  • Drinking water during sightseeing tour.
  • All sightseeing entrance fee where required in the itinerary.
  • Accommodation in twin/double shared room in hotel with daily breakfast.
  • Kayak and boat trip as mentioned in the itinerary.

Excludes

  • Flight tickets
  • Visas where required.
  • Travel Insurance. We highly recommend purchasing travel insurance from home.
  • Personal expenditure (telephone, laundry, shopping and so on…)
  • Tips for guide, driver, porters, etc.
  • Beverage and alcoholic drinks.
  • Any other services not clearly mentioned on itinerary and trip inclusive portion.

More Information

  • Varied Prices Based on Group Size, Hotel options 
  • There is surcharge for travelling on Lunar New Year, Christmas, regional New Year and other public holidays throughout the region please check with your consultant for date confirmation.
  • Flight times and the daily order of sightseeing are subject to change.
  • Transfer times are approximate and subject to local conditions at the time of travel.
  • All cycling and trekking/walking distances displayed are approximate and subject to the guests’ ability and availability of the route, the guide will use his discretion to ensure safety and comfort for all participants.
  • Singles Joining – If you are joining a trip as a solo traveler please add the single supplement to the trip price. If you are willing to share a room please let us know and we will do our best to find someone for you to share with, we will inform you before finalizing the final payment of the trip.
  • Although it is our intention to operate the itinerary as detailed in the proposal, we cannot be held responsible for any last minute changes made as a result of climatic conditions, alterations to flight schedules or other operational factors.

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